The University of Texas System Board of Regents is engaged in a witch hunt to drive out the president of the Austin flagship campus, the chief budget writer for the state House charged Tuesday.
“I think there is witch hunt after witch hunt after witch hunt to try to remove one of our best presidents in the state of Texas of our universities,” said Rep. Jim Pitts, a Republican from Waxahachie who is chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. “And I hope that we’ll be able to end these witch hunts and put this to bed.”
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